Ted Williams' blog

Federal Court Upholds National Roadless Rule; Sportsmen Celebrate Conservation Victory

Decision by appeals court resolves uncertainty regarding 2001 rule,
safeguards the prime habitat provided by inventoried roadless lands

From Stripers Forever

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently announced that the 2011 Young of the Year (YOY) Striped Bass Survey is 34.6, the fourth highest measure of striped bass spawning success in the Chesapeake Bay in the survey’s 58-year history.

Trout Unlimited Supports Legislation to Address Virus Outbreak in Pacific Salmon

Alaska Director Praises Senators for Quick Action to Protect Wild Salmon

Juneau, Alaska -- Trout Unlimited today applauded quick action taken by Sens. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.,) Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska,) and Mark Begich (D-Alaska) to address the outbreak of infectious salmon anemia, a virus potentially deadly to wild Pacific salmon recently found in two sockeye smolts off British Columbia. This is the first time that wild Pacific salmon have ever tested positive for the disease.

Save the Elwha Wild Salmonids

All Wild

We need your help at this critical time to protect wild steelhead and salmon and stop the release of non-native steelhead on the Elwha River!

The long-awaited dam removal on the Elwha River is finally underway, marking the culmination of a two-decade effort toward restoring salmon and steelhead to one of Washington's most pristine rivers. The Elwha dam removal will open up about 70 miles of protected river for spawning fish. These are exciting times and we should all celebrate!